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ICE-OUT BASS IN NORTHERN RIVERS

Most northern river systems feature both large mouth and small mouth bass, and the Upper Mississippi is no exception. The ice out period offers great opportunities for both, but each species acts a little differently when spring finally rolls around. In addition to warming water, the ice out period brings with it increased water levels, as the system swells with melt water from upstream. For ice out large mouth, the key is to follow the rise of the river. Large mouth predominantly winter in backwater lakes and […]

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